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Conic Sections

Conic Sections

Conic sections are graceful curves that can be defined in several ways and constructed by a wide variety of means. Most importantly, when a plane intersects a cone, the outline of a conic section results. This book will attempt the observation and manipulation of conic sections via their many definitions.


Conic Sections Introduction

Types of Conic Sections

Features of Conic Sections

Conic Sections as Algebraic Relations

Other Systems

Example Problems